|Fear - W. Somerset Maugham|
A short story by W. Somerset Maugham from The Century Magazine, March 1922. Uploaded to the Internet Archive by user galdraken.
Keywords: short story; W. Somerset Maugham; Century Magazine; 1922; public domain; china
|The Magician - W. Somerset Maugham|
LibriVox recording of The Magician by W. Somerset Maugham. Read by Delmar H. Dolbier The Magician is a novel by British author W. Somerset Maugham, originally published in 1908. In this tale, the magician Oliver Haddo, a caricature of Aleister Crowley, attempts to create life. Crowley wrote a critique of this book under the pen name Oliver Haddo, where he accused Maugham of plagiarism. Maugham wrote The Magician in London, after he had spent some time living in Paris, where he met Aleister Crowl...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; literature; fiction; novel; 1908
|The Moon and the Sixpence - W. Somerset Maugham|
LibriVox recording of The Moon and the Sixpence, by W. Somerset Maugham. Read by Termin Dyan. This Maugham novel is based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told by the narrator as he gradually comes to know the main character Charles Strickland, a middle aged stock broker. We follow Strickland from the point where he abruptly abandons his wife and children to become an artist, through his life in Paris and Marseille to Tahiti, where he eventually dies of leprosy...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Gauguin, artist
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|The Collected Plays Vol Iii - W Somerset Maugham|
|Andalusia Sketches And Impressions - W. Somerset Maugham|
|On a Chinese Screen - W. Somerset Maugham|
LibriVox recording of On A Chinese Screen, by W. Somerset Maugham. This is a non-fiction collection of Maugham's observations of life in Asia in the early 20th Century. (Summary by BellonaTimes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audio; travel; china; maugham
|The Moon and Sixpence - W. Somerset Maugham|
LibriVox recording of The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham. Read by Barry Eads and Chip. The Moon and Sixpence is a 1919 short novel by William Somerset Maugham based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told in episodic form by the first-person narrator as a series of glimpses into the mind and soul of the central character, Charles Strickland, a middle aged English stock broker who abandons his wife and children abruptly to pursue his desire to become an artist...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Gauguin; artist; leprosy
|Rain - W. Somerset Maugham|
LibriVox recording of Rain, by W. Somerset Maugham. Read by Bellona Times. One of Maugham's most famous short stories, Rain unfolds in a soggy tropical paradise marred by self-righteous hypocrites trying to force their moral beliefs on a girl who basically just wants to have fun. At a running time of approximately 1 3/4 hours, it is too long for inclusion in a Short Story collection.(Summary by Bellona Times) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; short stories; British literature; 20th century; post-WWI; faith; intolerance; desire; Samoa
Downloads: 28,003 (1 review)
|The Letter A Play In Three Acts - W. Somerset Maugham|